Adolphe Sax – The birthplace of father of the saxophone in Dinant

Belgian inventor and musician was born on 6 November 1814, in the street that has born his name since 1896, in a modest house, which was destroyed in 1914, and which was built on the present site of an important commercial building.

“Adolphe” Sax who played flute and clarinet Created the saxophone in the early 1840s, patenting it in 1846. He also invented the saxotromba, saxhorn and saxtuba.

Maison De Monsieur Sax / Image source

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